Lewis, Len
April 1998
Progressive Grocer;Apr98, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p10
Trade Publication
Reports that DuPont Company of Wilmington, Delaware, has spent several billion dollars to acquire biotechnology ventures that may eventually feed the world not just with food but foodaceuticals. Chemical companies which are DuPont's partners in the acquisition; Reason behind DuPont's move.


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